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campbell and created by the congress and special envoy. listening, probing, seeing whether they are seeing something happening and slowly change started. when the house arrest was lifted and the voice of this remarkable woman could be heard more broadly, we knew the united states had to be not only supporting the change but carefully nurturing it with -- to ensure our did not end up being detoured. today we are joined by a representative from the president of burma and we welcome the new ambassador from burma and we are joined not only by a fearless champion of human rights and democracy, but a member of parliament. it is almost too delicious to believe, my friends, that you are here in the rotunda of our great capital, the centerpiece of our democracy as an elected member of your parliament. [applause] and as nancy pelosi, the leader of the political opposition, the leader of a political party. i am so deeply moved by what she has stood for and what she has represented first and foremost for the people of her country but for people everywhere who yearn for freedom, whose voices deserve to
by a guy named campbell craig called "destroying the village" about ike's nuclear policy that was very helpful to me. there is some scholarship on all of this. i'm a popular journalist who stands on the shoulders of academics. i hardly discovered all this. i knew -- i was enough of a journalist to know there's a story here, so i pursued it. anybody else? sir. >> on the vietnam thing, it's my understanding that those two soldiers were killed by snipers, so ike would say nobody died in combat. >> yeah. i think wasn't there an explosion or something, a tent? something like that. yeah. i know they used, ike uses that statistic, nobody killed in combat. i believe somebody in lebanon also died in '56, maybe in an accident. some people call that. look, you can endlessly pick over these things, but the central point is ike did not send soldiers into combat for a long time. what other modern president can make that claim? >> sir? >> yeah. >> early in ike's administration in indochina, and i don't know if the book touches on this, there was a real move, i think, to of after -- [inaudible] may of
's a good book by campbell craig called "destroying the village" on ike's policy, helpful to me. there's scholarship on this. i'm a popular journalist who stands on the shoulders of academics, fred greenstein, and i hardly discovered this. i'm a journalist who knew there was a story here, and so i pursued it. anybody else? sir? >> on the vietnam thing, it's my understanding those two soldiers were killed by snipers so ike would say nobody died in combat so the debate is whether they were killed by snipers or combat. >> wasn't there an explosion or something? something like that, yeah. i know they -- ike uses that statistics, nobody killed in combat. i believe somebody in lebanon died in 56, an accident, some people count that as a death. look, you can endlessly pick over these things, but the essential point is that ike did not send soldiers into combat for a long time. what other modern president can make that claim? >> sir? >> yeah? >> early in the administration, china, and i don't know if the book touches on this, and in may of 1953, operation as a was developed, and they played a
to the casino to campbell. he only met together with his own money and donate it to dip into the money his friend had given him until he made back the money he had lost and then he didn't have anything for the woman. that's not what he wrote though said levey squinting her eyes. what he wrote this to all my friends, i'm so sorry. it was not like i meant to and i hope you can find in your heart to forgive me for it cannot forgive myself. same things that the older woman. she turned to me, i invitee smock. you've met them a profit in the milking shed. she was mrs. hand stuck before me. this is the oldest find here about. i wondered why there are called hemp stalk, but i did not. anymore than i asked how they knew about the suicide note or with the opal miner.as he died. they were perfectly matter-of-fact about it. i nudged him to look in the pocket. there's a good girl. they'll be in here in the kettle boils to ask if i seen anything unusual and have their teeth. but you take the boys down to the pond. it's not a pond. it's laotian. she turned to me and said. she led me out of the house the
tells us. david campbell says 50 years ago, the divide in american society was between catholics and protestants and jews. today, the divide is between political conservatives is religion drives them to their conservatism, and secularists and liberals whose religion or secularism puts them in a category. in my view, interfaith work is furthering and deepening that poor decision. if it's not doing that, it's not doing its job. there are other movements that are bringing people together to vote for obama or articulate liberal theology. i play a role in those movements. interfaith cooperation is a civic movement that says that the american project is about people from very different backgrounds who disagree on cosmic things. huge thanks. abortion, went to javaone and the middle east. all of these things. and so will the nation together. i just have to stay at a time when people around the world from different religions disagree on cosmic things, and think that it is a reason to not build the nation together, we have to model this year. we have to be able to write the next chapter of
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